World Bank, Kebbi partner on rural roads infrastructure

Factual Pursuit of Truth for Progress


Kebbi State Government and the World Bank have partnered to build modern markets and the construction of rural roads in the state.

The Commissioner for Agricultural and Rural Developments, Abdullahi Maigari Dakingari, while briefing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Monday, said the implementation of Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Projects (RAAMP) has come to full swing, as the state government had fulfilled all conditions for the implementation of the projects in Kebbi.

Dakingari observed that 450 kilometres of the rural roads have already been earmarked for the project.

He further added that there would also be other road construction works in the state; consisting of routine maintenance of about 700 kilometres cutting across all the 21 local government areas.

While concluding, Dakingari said the work will cover rehabilitation of 200 kilometres of some selected roads across the state and upgrades of 125 kilometres of road from laterite road to asphalt roads.


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